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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Audubon County

Our website will provide you with information about Audubon County Extension and Outreach and allow you to access information from ISU Extension. Take time to discover all we have to offer from the information here and through links provided.

Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

Office hours  8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Monday thru Thursday.

Audubon County Fair Dates  July 17-21, 2014

2014 Audubon County Fair Schedule

2014 Audubon County Fair Book 4-H Section

2014 Audubon County Fair Book Open Class Section

4-H Fair Livestock Entry Form

Open Class Fair Entry Form

 Iowa State Fair Dates   August 7-17, 2014

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County News

July 9, 2014

The Food Bank of Iowa’s Mobile Food Pantry will make a stop in Audubon County on Thursday, July 24  at the Exira Rec Center.

A mobile food pantry is a “farmer’s market” style distribution targeted toward counties with a strong need for additional pantry service. The Food Bank of Iowa delivers a truckload with a variety of grocery products to a mobile pantry site to distribute to clients in need. 

June 25, 2014

An outdoor cooking contest designed to promote Iowa meat is being planned by the Audubon County Farm Bureau and ISU Extension and Outreach Audubon County.  You don’t have to be an expert chef to participate; you just need to enjoy cooking outdoors with quality Iowa meat.

June 23, 2014

Take a bucket of junk home with you! The Audubon County Fair will  once again hold a Bucket of Junk Contest. “With the popularity of the event, we increased the number of buckets available” commented Tonya Vetter, Audubon County Extension and Outreach Program Coordinator. On July 1, 15 buckets of junk will be ready for pick up at the Extension Office.

June 4, 2014

Buying a home is one of the most complicated financial transactions that most Americans will undertake. To help consumers get ready to buy a home, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers “A Place of Your Own,” an online home ownership course.

February 26, 2014

Recent research shows that 40 percent of children between the ages of six and eight years have their own Internet-enabled mobile device, says Sandra McKinnon, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach family life program specialist.
“And probably most parents of toddlers or preschoolers have handed over their phone or tablet to entertain their children in needed moments,” McKinnon said. “Our challenge is to make sure neither we nor our children lose contact with the real world as we inhabit the virtual one.”

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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

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